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Blitzkrieg

 

a theory of the conduct of war, developed by German militarists, to win complete victory over the enemy in as short a time as possible, measurable in days or months. The expectations of the German General Staff for the success of a blitzkrieg in World War I (1914–18) and World War II (1939–45) were not realized.

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Akram and Atherton argued about Pakistan's right to call for a fielding substitute as Inzamam-ul-Haq hobbled off having after lifting his boundary tally to 28 in the match during his second blitzkreig innings.
BRENDON McCullum carried on where he left off in New Zealand over the winter with a blitzkreig 158 not out for Kolkata Knight Riders against Bangalore Royal Challengers yesterday.
Edward O'Grady, trainer of Sky's The Limit, is seeking his third win in the race and his first since Blitzkreig, another grey, scored in 1990, while jockey Andrew McNamara is attempting to win it for the first time.
He was a very game winner from Nickname at Leopardstown over Christmas in the race in which the Irish-trained Blitzkreig was runner-up before taking this event in 1991.
SHAHID AFRIDI will be a popular performance buy at 60 after his 3-37, two catches and blitzkreig 32 in Tuesday's third ODI between Pakistan and South Africa in Faisalabad.
And the gang from Kingsholm have got off to another blitzkreig start this campaign with cosy wins on tough assignments at Leicester and Saracens (four-try bonus).
Yuvraj found blitzkreig form in the World Twenty20 while Sachin Tendulkar, who got a duck on Saturday, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly (a doubt) rested.
And there will be plenty of players in the camp desperate to secure places in the team for next month's showpiece final at Lord's, with virtuoso performances like Ottis Gibson's ten wickets in an innings haul against Hampshire and Phil Mustard's blitzkreig 49 against Middlesex.
For the Gladiators will be missing skipper and swing bowler supreme Jon Lewis and blitzkreig opener Craig Spearman.
So don't go overboard just because of Craig McMillan's blitzkreig 89 against Australia at Sydney, or because the Kiwis had the Green and Golds at 17-3 as they chased 218 in that match.
I think I had the only Irish horse to beat him in a handicap in England when Blitzkreig beat him in the Victor Chandler.
However, the visitors cannot be backed if it is confirmed that run-machine Stuart Law will be absent, so South African-born all-rounder Ryan ten Doeschate, who top-scored for the Eagles in that corresponding fixture with a blitzkreig 89 from 79 balls with four fours and five maximums, is advised at 10-1 with Stan James.